Kingston Branch Guest Lecture and Networking Event#4 Hybrid Event

Power Skills


5:30 - 6:30 - Event Starts - Networking & Mixer Event
6:30 - 6:45 - Introductions and general welcome to the members/guests
6:45 - 7:45 - Guest Lecture
8:00 - onwards - Networking (Optional)

Venue for Networking & Mixer Event: Craig Centre for Innovation, St. Lawrence College, Kingston.
Venue for Guest Lecture: Craig Centre for Innovation, St. Lawrence College, Kingston.

Venue for Networking (Optional): St. Larry's Pub, Craig Centre for Innovation, St. Lawrence Colege, Kingston

Session Abstract:

In a world where career paths are as diverse as the individuals walking them, young professionals, especially those new to Canada, face unique challenges and opportunities in navigating their professional journey. Norman, the Founder at Prosfata Inc., a one stop center for experienced newcomers and international students, has been working tireless to support international students at Queen's University and Carlton University to make the right career transition in Canada. Hence this session called: ""Unlocking Your Potential: Navigating Career Progression for Young Professionals."" This presentation is crafted from our extensive experience and the collective wisdom garnered from assisting countless individuals in not just finding a job but thriving in their chosen fields no matter how much odds are stacked against them

Why Attend?

Are you an ambitious newcomer or international student or a supporter of this community aiming to not only break into the Canadian job market but to excel in your career? Do you find yourself wondering how to align your professional goals with the realities of a new environment? If yes, this session is your gateway to understanding the nuances of career advancement in Canada.

What Will You Learn?

Navigating the Canadian Workplace: Discover key strategies to understand and adapt to the Canadian workplace culture, enhancing your employability and job satisfaction.
Skill Translation and Upgradation: Learn how to effectively translate your existing skills to the Canadian context and identify opportunities for upskilling that align with market demands.
Networking the Right Way: Uncover the power of networking in Canada - how to build and leverage relationships for mentorship, opportunities, and professional growth.
Real Stories, Real Successes: Be inspired by success stories from Prosfata Inc.'s vast network of professionals who have made remarkable career transitions and progressions."

Learning Outcome:

Navigating the Canadian Labor Market for Both New and Experienced Professionals  Navigating the Canadian Workplace Skill Translation and Upgradation

About the Speaker:
Norman Musengimana


Norman Musengimana, has been a newcomer more than 7 times. If there is something I have come to appreciate, is the navigation of the nuances of being a newcomer.
With over 18 years of experience in innovation and entrepreneurship, I am passionate about impact change, and economic development, as well as helping start-ups and entrepreneurs turn their ideas and concepts into sustainable businesses. As a Business Development Manager at Kingston Economic Development Corporation, I facilitate the growth and success of the local start-up ecosystem by collaborating with partners, providing resources, and guiding founders.
I have a unique background that combines academic excellence, international exposure, and social impact. I hold two Master's degrees in Leading Innovation and Change and Management of Innovation and Entrepreneurship, as well as professional certifications in Performance Technology and GrowthWheel. I have volunteered and traveled to over 20 countries, working on social innovation and entrepreneurship projects. I also have a diverse skill set that includes new business development, strategic thinking, and presentation skills. I value respect, kindness, and lifelong learning, and I enjoy connecting with people, discovering new technologies, and exploring the world of patents and ideas.

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Type of category: Events - Kingston

Type of activity: Power Skills

Date: 30 May 2024

Hour: 17:30 to 21:00

Language: English

# of PDUs: 1






St. Larrys Pub, Craig Centre for Innovation, St. Lawrence College

100 Portsmouth Ave
Kingston, Ontario , K7M 1V6